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Nice place but quite touristic

The quality of food and beverages is ok so far, but its not worth the price. The service has... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Munich, Germany
via mobile
Coffee tea

I walked into town from my hotel to check out Forte Dei Marmi came across this as local hotspot to... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2016
Brandy L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible23%
25 Jul 2018
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10 Sep 2017
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Via Giosue' Carducci 2, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
+39 0584 89238
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

It feels to me, this place has remained one of the authentic sites in Forte dei Marmi. The interior is like stuck in the 1950s, the outdoor space overlooks one of the fancy streets. Staff is young, efficient and very kind. We ordered two sundaes,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Waited 30 minutes for the kids' gelato! Perhaps the most expensive coffee in Italy - Paid 6 euros for an espresso. A horrible experience from a-z.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Friðrik Á
Reviewed August 16, 2017

As usual from the last 20 days, this evening we stop at Principe to get the after dinner. A young waiter, Mario, a little beat sweated, arrive and ask directly without say hallo what we wish to order; My wife ordered one “Affogato al Caffè”...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Francescodafco
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Trendy cafè in good location. However, I had an average double espresso and paid Eu 6 ‼️ So the next morning I went to another cafè that looked very popular, we had 3 coffees and 2 croissants for Eu 7:50 ‼️ When I went back...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Come for breakfast or for aperitivo, it's always a pleasure to see and be seen at Principe. The Espresso is decent, the Tramezini are fresh and the Aperol Spritz refreshing. Very good ice cream too. Service is unpretentious but if they know you it's a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

The quality of food and beverages is ok so far, but its not worth the price. The service has potential for improvement.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank uh-muc
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

I walked into town from my hotel to check out Forte Dei Marmi came across this as local hotspot to have espresso, it is a lovely cafe to sit people watch

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Brandy L
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Well first of all you have to know that you are in Forte.. So prices are not the point. Principe is oldest and most popular caffe for morning coffee and to see and be seined, so if you wanna have fun watching all people passing...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jasmina03
Reviewed November 30, 2015

At an expensive place Forte dei Marmi has such nice cafe with accepted coffee price! ;-) We drank only coffee there. Nice interior, cool terrace. Best wishies!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Kostyantyn A
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to have a drink and watch people walk by. Nice place to wind down, good location and good music. When in doubt, have an Aperol Spritz and enjoy the rest of the afternoon!!

Date of experience: July 2015
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